Background material

‘The use of the term ‘institutional racism' was absolutely critical in shaking police forces up and down the country out of their complacency. The consequence of that has been that police forces have paid a lot of attention; they have put a lot of resources in.’

House of Commons, The Macpherson Report, 10 Years On

General information on the case

The Macpherson Report 

Metropolitan Police Website on the Stephen Lawrence case 

 

Assessment of the Macpherson recommendations 10 years after its publication

Police and Racism: What has been achieved 10 years after the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry Report? Written by Jason Bennetto, Equality and Human Rights Commission

The Macpherson Report-Ten Years On, House of Commons, Home Affairs Committee

The Stephen Lawrence Inquiry 10 years On, A critical review of the Literature, written by Nicola Rollock, Runnymede Trust

Stephen Lawrence review- an independent commentary to mark the 10th anniversary of the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry by Dr Richard Stone

Stephen Lawrence Inquiry 10 years Government Response to: Dr Stone, A Runnymede Trust Report and the Equality of Human Rights Commission

Metropolitan Police Website, Stephen Lawrence Inquiry, 10 years on

 

Equal Treatment legislation 

Race Relations Act 2000 (amended) 

Equality Act 2010

 

Strategic Human Rights Policy

City of London Police, Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Strategy 2010-2012

Metropolitan Police Equality and Diversity Strategy 2009 - 2013

 

Policing standards and guidance papers

Metropolitan Police Quality Standards for Engagement

National Policing Improvement Agency (NPIA) Family Liaison Officer Guide 2008

Victims Charter 2006

The Police (Conduct) Regulations 2008

Homicide Cases - Guidance on CPS service to bereaved families

Stop and Think, Human Rights Commission publication on Stop and Search 

 

Links to institutions

National Policing Improvement Agency (NPIA)

Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC)

Home Office Website concerning Stop an Search 

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